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Old 10-08-2009, 11:57 AM   #31
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First time I learn there are different keyboard layouts.:retard: The Dutch Wikipedia says that the American Qwerty layout is the most common used over here.
in fact it's funny with the different layouts. I can type English perfectly with the German layout aka y under the a. But when I try to type English with the Portuguese layout a "you" becomes a "zou". What was interesting for me some days ago is that the Brazilian keyboard is different to the Portuguese one.
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93. i haven't had a shit in 2 days and its starting to worry me
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94. The lifespan of the common goldfish is over 20 years

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97. Mexico City is sinking at a rate of 18 inches per year.

98. In Nebraska, It is illegal for bar owners to sell beer unless they are simultaneously brewing a kettle of soup.

99. In Florida, It is illegal to sing in a public place while attired in a swimsuit.
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100. One punishment for an adulterous wife in medieval France was to make her chase a chicken through town naked.
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100. One punishment for an adulterous wife in medieval France was to make her chase a chicken through town naked.
That's definitely hot.
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Great thread idea, Nadine.


101. In Hong Kong, if a husband cheats on his wife, she is legally entitled to kill him, but only if she does it with her bare hands.
She can kill the mistress in any way she wants though.


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92. People who don't use qwerty keyboards shower fewer times in a week than someone who does uses a qwerty keyboard.
I use a qwertz. Where does that put me?
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70. Kangaroos can't walk backwards.
Neither can Emus.. that's why they are on our Coat of Arms... (is that also an interesting fact?)
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I use a qwertz. Where does that put me?
Wikipedia says in a German-speaking region or in Eastern and Central Europe.
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Great thread idea, Nadine.


101. In Hong Kong, if a husband cheats on his wife, she is legally entitled to kill him, but only if she does it with her bare hands.
She can kill the mistress in any way she wants though.
Oh dear.

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Neither can Emus.. that's why they are on our Coat of Arms... (is that also an interesting fact?)
Yes.
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104. Giraffes are unable to cough.

105. There are no ants in Iceland, Antarctica, and Greenland. - I don't believe this.

106. 40% of women have hurled footwear at a man.

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108. Phobatrivaphobia is fear of trivia about phobias.

109. In Tibet it is considered good manners to stick out your tongue at someone.

110. The Muppet Show was banned from Saudi Arabian TV becuase one if its stars was a pig.
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111. Horses are unable to puke
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Indeed we do.

It makes more sense for Dutch/Flemish speakers to use qwerty but the standard in Belgium is the French keyboard.
I find it so annoying having to adapt to the keyboard, whenever I'm in Belgium and to make it worse the transition back to our keyboards is not always simple.
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